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Nov 1, 2012 11:30am PDT
assistance corporation of america known as naca is hosting the event. bankers from all major lenders on hand. we have a -- what are you hoping for? >> i'm heaping to get what the rates are going for around threes which will help out a lot with my current mortgage. >> services include assisting with onsite home loans and free loan modifications. the event 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. runs through monday. >>> two california surfers say she survived separate shark attacks by fighting back. one is scott stevens, now recovering after undergoing surgery to close a 14 inch bite wound he was surfing off the coast of eureka two days ago. the 25-year-old believes it was a great white this is what his board looked like after attack. >> it pinned me under and shook me, came out of nowhere and punched the shark on its head a cup of times until it released me -- head a couple of times until it release me. >> a punch also saved in woman she was attacked by a 12 -- by a tiger shark. she said martial arts training prepared her and she punched it twice. >> amazing to have the presence of mind to do that. meteorol
KOFY
Nov 7, 2012 11:30am PST
obama thanks america after a victory against mitt romney. good morning i'm cheryl jennings. >>> and i'm kristen sze. the obamas are set to leave chicago within the hour to return to the white house. the president is turning his attention to the most pressing challenges. he needs a budget deal to prevent a fiscal cliff. if he captain deep spending cuts and tax increases will kick in next year. >> reporter: good afternoon. president obama the night here in chicago. he and his family will return to the white house later this afternoon. somehow he overcame a historically slow economy and high unemployment to win four more years. crowds rejoiced in times square, outside the white house and in chicago. >> the president: i want to thank every american who participated in this election. whether you voted for the very first time or waited in line for a very longtime. by the way, we have to fix that. >> reporter: the outcome became clear before midnight as the mid western firewall held firm. >> the president: we have fought our way back. and we know in our hearts that for the united states of
KOFY
Nov 20, 2012 11:30am PST
hospitals operated by hospital corporation of america they are holding rallies and picketing, over staffing levels, sick leave and other issues. here's a map of the hospitals affected: medical centers in oakland, berkeley, castro valley, san leandro, antioch, novato, vallejo and san jose. >>> santa clara county supervisors reviewing the way officials use government credit cards after accusations of lavish spending. one is being investigated by the county district attorney. since 2009 he has spent more than $36,000 in taxpayer funds, more than 180 restaurant meals, flight upgrades to first class and payments at fancy las vegas establishments. he declared personal bankruptcy in march 2011. >>> when it comes to public nudity san francisco may decide today it is too much to bear, sorry about that. the board is scheduled to vote in afternoon on an ordinance to ban nudity in most public places for anyone five or older. supporters say public nudity has gotten out of hand. critics say the ordinance goes too far infringing on freedom of expression. >>> signs of progress in the mideast after
KOFY
Nov 5, 2012 11:30am PST
day of giving. a phone bank on "good morning america" kicked off the day, different shows will ask for donations throughout the day and the company is donating two million dollars and will match donations from its employees with >> 90 within cents out of every dollar is going -- 91 cents out of every dollar is going to those in need. >> reporter: five from the bay area have traveled east to help, they have meals, snacks and water on pwofrpltd donations pay for hygiene kits and cleaning supplies, essentials that help people return their lives back to normal. >> $50 will pay for shelter, food, toiletries, and a roof over your head and hot meal for one person for a whole day. >> reporter: they don't want you to donate items he don't have the manpower to sift through and ship them out. they just want the cash. moments ago we crossed over the 10 million dollar mark. this day of giving is going great. let's keep it going. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> 10 million, amazing. disney is kicking off abc's day of giving with two million dollars. samsung is matching your contributions up to three m
KOFY
Nov 21, 2012 11:30am PST
an ebb and flow all morning right now you see virgin america, nobody there there was a rush earlier i hope i'm not jinxings anything when i say things so far going smoothly. this morning a rush, long lines, nothing unexpected on this day before thanksgiving. we met one woman hoping to avoid the rush who arrived 7:30 last night for her 6:30 flight this morning. >> i thought there was going to be lines and a lot of people. turns out they are not open yet. >> reporter: long lines come and go by 9:00 terminal 2 looks like it does most days. >> although we have heavy pang loads today, we are getting them out -- heavy passenger loads today we are getting them out and they are moving on to their holiday destination. >> reporter: flight after flight arriving earlier than scheduled an indication that things were smooth at other airports this morning. this family just flew from l.a.. >> big crowds. >> reporter: was your flight delayed? >> no. >> reporter: the lack of delays allowed people to focus on the purpose of their trip. heading to grand rapids michigan. >> my daughter, her husband and fo
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 11:00am PST
. >> president obama thanks america after a victory against mitt romney. good morning i'm cheryl jennings. >>> and i'm kristen sze. the obamas are set to leave chicago within the hour to return to the white house. the president is turning his attention to the most pressing challenges. he needs a budget deal to prevent a fiscal cliff. if he captain deep spending cuts and tax increases will kick in next year. >> reporter: good afternoon. president obama the night here in chicago. he and his family will return to the white house later this afternoon. somehow he overcame a historically slow economy and high unemployment to win four more years. crowds rejoiced in times square, outside the white house and in chicago. >> the president: i want to thank every american who participated in this election. whether you voted for the very first time or waited in line for a very longtime. by the way, we have to fix that. >> reporter: the outcome became clear before midnight as the mid western firewall held firm. >> the president: we have fought our way back. and we know in our hearts that for the united
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am PST
. >>> america will choose its next president day we break down the electoral map and show the swing states that president obama and mitt romney need to win. >> reporter: i'm terry mcsweeney in san francisco with the most experienced poll worker in the city and county of san francisco, maybe in the united states. in just a couple of minutes you will meet 96-year-old alicia kennedy still on-the-job. >>> here's a live look at the bay bridge, earlier hit-and-run accident at treasure island still blocking left lane, reason for sluggish traffic on upper deck that san francisco. more of your election day >>> good morning, 6:29. i'm kristen sze. >>> and i'm eric thomas. a few minutes ago we told that you katie would air at 3 p.m. at its usual time slot but it will not because of the election day coverage it will air at 2 p.m. today. >> by that time it is going to be pretty warm. are we talking about a lot of cities? >> probably three or four not as many as yesterday we had up to nine around the bay area and a couple more around salinas and hollister. doppler picking up dry air, there's a little fo
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am PST
america that's where our rain is best, lafayette street there, north first street heading over towards capital avenue, north capital avenue farther south, south at gilroy towards hollister, pacheco pass where we have our second batch of wet weather. to the north the next round coming in this afternoon and for the evening and overnight hours, one more push of showers and thunderstorms with hail and snow to around 3,000 feet. chilly around the bay, 40s now, we'll top out in the low to mid 50s, showers moving in around 4:00. inland chilly 30s and 40s now, 50s with showers moving in during the evening showers will move north to south along the coast starting around 3:00 through the evening temperatures here will be in the 50s. >>> friday, so far, so good. wet roads you want to give yourself extra time to the east shore freeway golden gate fields lit up at the top of your screen. traffic moving nicely, no major problems funneling into the macarthur maze once you get to the bay bridge toll, no metering lights yet just minor delay if you are cash paying all other lanes breezing into the city
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Nov 8, 2012 11:00pm PST
tonight. group of bay area resident has given up on america as we know it an has formed their own government. >> sounds incredible. l we managed to get inside one of their meetings and dan is here now with the investigation. >>reporter: this group is waiting for the collapse of the u.s. government. the members are serious. even taken symbolic blood oath. up next. how they live outside the law as they make plans to take over the country. >> also the president sensitive side. what drove mr. obama to tears in the just released video. >> then later on "nightline". >> coming up next on "nightline". spent nearly 40 years behind bars for double murder he insist he did not commit. today he was set free. amazing story of a decades long fight for justice. >> hang over star bradley cooper wearing the mantle of cooper wearing the mantle of sexiest man alive. on >> stay with us. 7 news at 1 >> stay with us. 7 news at 1 11:00 will b >> pay area residents say they are no longer part of this country and they have taken a blood oath joined a group that has formed its own government with own law an
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 1:05am PST
looks like. >> as we continue tonight. group of bay area resident has given up on america as we know it an has formed their own government. >> sounds incredible. l we managed to get inside one of their meetings and dan is here now with the investigation. >>reporter: this group is waiting for the collapse of the u.s. government. the members are serious. even taken symbolic blood oath. up next. how they live outside the law as they make plans to take over the country. >> also the president sensitive side. what drove mr. obama to tears in the just released video. >> then later on "nightline". >> coming up next on "nightline". spent nearly 40 years behind bars for double murder he insist he did not commit. today he was set free. amazing story of a decades long fight for justice. >> hang over star bradley cooper wearing the mantle of cooper wearing the mantle of sexiest man alive. on >> stay with us. 7 news at 1 11:00 will bkjañ;x;x;x$ú [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's hal
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
49, yosemite 53. >>> let's check with josh elliot for what is coming up on "good morning america." >>> a lot of new questions about the petraeus affair. >>> indeed, questions we will try to answer this morning. hello everybody in the bay area. we will have the latest on the scandal that has ended the career of cia chief general david petraeus, shocking end obviously. we'll take a closer look at the other woman, involved, paula broadwell, rocking washington. we are also going to speak to a colleague of the general's who has been in close touch with him since the scandal broke and try to get to the bottom of some of those questions. also, caught on tape, youth football coach, you see him here, allegedly attacking a player on the opposing team, 7th grader taking it in the chops from the coach. was this assault or accident? as you can see broken down frame by frame, we'll hear from both sides. also, confessions of a shopping addict. that's how bad it was for her after spending hours shopping everyday. now even diving in dumb terse to find deals with the advent of the -- in dumpsters
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
america's obesity problem. >>> the tiny bottle promising a big caffeine jolt. new concerns raced -- raised about 5 hour energy. >>> dow is up more than 18 points. we go live to the new york stock exchange >>> welcome back many doppler radar covering the entire state, radar returns off the coast around los angeles and san diego where most of the moisture from our storm system is going now. it will shift north to the south of the monterey bay around big sur during the afternoon while the rest of us see increasing clouds 50s tahoe, mid 60s chico, yosemite, big sur, 68 san diego, 71, l.a. all of us will get rain tomorrow and snow over the weekend. >>> 6:44. let's check in with josh for a preview what is coming up on gma. >>> good thursday morning. coming up the software mogul on the run speaking out to abc news about the murder of his neighbor in belize and why he fears the police there. exclusive reporting on the case this morning. also our legal panel of dan abrams and nancy grace join us with their takes right here on "good morning america." >>> today ucff will release a new study highlight
ABC
Nov 25, 2012 5:00pm PST
-year-old is accused of robbing the bank of america on november 7th. police say he handed the teller a note saying he was armed and demanding money. he got away with $1,700 the cash. >> u.s. supreme court justices will go behind closed doors to decide whether now is the time to rule on same-sex marriage. "the los angeles times" reports on friday the court will sift through appeals on proposition 8 and he national defense of marriage act. the issue isn't just what to decide but when. in the past the court has been criticized for waiting too long or moving too quickly to recognize constitutional rights. >> this week a decision is expected on the fate of a popular north bay oyster farm. we have been fighting on the fight over drake bay oyster company. the park service says the farm is harming the environment and wants it closed, but the national academy of sciences found the park service's environmental review lacks strong scientific support because there wasn't enough data vrabel. the interior secretary has the final say about drake and his decision is expected in the next few days. drak
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
make it in america. >> dan: monthly jobs report showeda increase in more than 170,000 jobs across the country but analysts say it will unlikely to affect tuesday's outcome. stay tuned for the results on tuesday. the moment the polls close and we'll have live updates all night long on the broadcast and on facebook and on twitter. we've got you covered. >> breaking news in menlo park, at least four people have been shot. let's get right to ama daetz at the scene. >> i'm standing on ivy and the shooting happened on ivy and windmere. you see menlo park police is still investigating. police tell me it all begin after 8:00 after they got several reports of shots being fired in the area. when they got on the scene and got to the location, they found four adult males shot. they tell me about the victims were taken to stanford hospital. two are doing well. one is critically injured. another in serious condition. as for the motive they don't have one just yet, they do believe it was a drive-in shooting. the four people were just standing out in front of the yard having a gathering when the
ABC
Nov 27, 2012 11:00pm PST
"nightline." >> coming up next on "nightline" powerball machines are cranking across america tonight as countless dreamers bet on a half billion dollar jackpot. we will separate the mass from the emotion. and the young star of a hit tv sitcom stages a moral rebellion. that's on "nightline." >> abc7 news at 11:00 co >>> there is a growing gang problem on the peninsula where a coalition of police chiefs is banding together. the top cops from menlo park and palo alto spoke before the menlo park city council about their latest strategy. abc7 news reporter alan wang was at that meeting tonight. >> in just the past four weeks, the bell haven area of menlo park has been claimed with four separate shooting. >> menlo park, east palo alto and palo alto are teaming up to stop a gang war on their streets. the bloody shootout on november 2nd that left four men badly wounded convinced the police chief to form a task force called smart, an acro anymore for strategic multi agency response team. >> no innocent bystanders have been struck by the bullets. >> almost two weeks ago, a 42-year-old man was mur
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
this morning, the neighborhood assistance corporation of america, returns to the bay area with its american dream program. hundreds of counselors and bank representatives from all major lenders will be there at the san jose convention center through monday helping with free onsite home loans and free loan modifications. terry mcsweeney will have more information in 30 minutes. >>> now the aftermath of hurricane sandy. many of new york city subways began roll this morning, three days after superstorm sandy. damaged parts of the subway are running again, officials say these still won't be much service to downtown manhattan where the tunnels are still flooded in new jersey the storm damaged or destroyed nearly all the homes in wealthy enclaves. some are still stranded in hoboken. the storm killedcvr( more than 0 people and left millions without power in the eastern u.s.. katie marzullo will have an update on the east coast storm damage in the next half hour. she is gathering that information. still, millions don't have power, don't have a way to get a hot meal. >> in contrast our weat
ABC
Nov 22, 2012 4:30am PST
america, people. it is the cherpumple. a three-layer concoction of cherry pie, baked into a white cake. pumpkin pie, bakes in a yellow cake. all topped with cream cheese. and don't forget the frosting. you may want to have an ambulance standing by if you decide to make that. does that look appetizing? >> that does nothing for me. good ruck luck with that, folks. >>> and for those that want to keep the oven off this thanksgiving, a word of warning if you're going to be using those turkey fryers. >> look to youtube at the deep-fry disasters. most cooks put too much oil in the pot and it catches fire when the big bird is dropped in. >> we're also told that it helps to remain sober when dealing with fire and hot oil. that's a good idea. and get a fire extinguisher, not a garden hose, in case that's what you need. >> if you never experienced the succulent joy of a deep-fried turkey, it is well worth the potential fire hazard. it's delicious stuff. just saying. >>> for some of you, your local news is next. >> stay with us. ♪ [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. medicare op
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
america." >>> good friday morning. coming up the latest from the storms so many stories still to be told, so many communities on edge rebuilding process if only just has begun people are struggling to gain access to the basics at this hour. food supplies, dwindling, fuel splices dwindling rapidly, temperatures -- beginning to drop, a nor'easter threatens this region for early next week the latest across all fronts, next right here on "good morning america." >>> the shuttle atlantis is on its final journey to retirement. here's video from earlier this morning from the kennedy space center in florida. right now that shuttle is on its 10-mile journey going very slowly, two miles per hour from an industrial park to new public viewing area, built for the shuttle. today's day long trip includes stop along the way with public viewing and ceremony this trek will not include the narrow stop and go turns you saw with endeavour last month when it moved through the streets of los angeles. jut a little easier of a drive this morning. >> ipad mini goes on sale in less than 90 minutes here in the
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 6:00am PST
is coming into san francisco and the rain into the bay area right now. >> and diabetes in america, new should o is you had shows where it is hitting the country the hardest. >> and protests taking place in the u.s. coast to coast as both sides try to be heard. >> and general david petraeus is telephoning right now on capitol hill. we'll break down what to expect >>> welcome back. oosh section of contra costa county, along all the way to berkeley, showing wet weather, this is heading over to benicia, concord, pleasant hill. lafayette. walnut creek, moraga, whole 24 corridor is getting wet. there is the dumbarton bridge showing a little wetness headed over to hayward and fremont. more rain offshore so it will be progressively heavier for the back half of the morning commute. heavy rain this morning. another bout in the evening hours. wettest day will be tomorrow. finally drier sunday afternoon and monday. temperatures in the low to mid-50s. >> eric: happening on capitol hill, former c.i.a. director david petraeus is preparing to field questions from lawmakers about the attack on the
ABC
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
"good morning america." to g. do not miss a minute all coming up on "good morning america". >> josh tell scottie he's the bravest man i've ever seen. >> i agree. scottie eric says you are the bravest man he's ever seen. >> thank you! >> also the trimmest now. >> man spanx for everyone, manx for christmas. >> tell lara she is welcome any time. >> lara, they love you too. [ talking over each other ] >> everybody thanks, see you later. >>> more news now, los gatos police released new video of a brazen julie store robbery two men rushed into the -- jewelry store robbery two men rushed into the store tuesday one man pointing a gun at customers and employs, another smashed display cases -- and employees, another smashed the display case with a hammer. officers found the vehicle but the stolen jewelry and robbers were gone. >>> oakland police still looking for a missing girl with autism. 16-year-old shyanne white's father believes she was lured from the care home where she lives by a group of boys. >>> murder of of two teenaged girls in oakland this week has uncovered -- under cored the gr
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 5:00am PST
in our hearts that for the united states of america the best is yet to come. >> reporter: florida is still too close to call. even if romney won the state, obama still handily beats him in the electoral college vote. the popular vote will likely be closer. >> the president: whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. and you've made me a better president. >> reporter: obama beat mitt romney after nabbing almost every one of the 12 crucial battleground states. around 1 a.m. eastern romney spoke in boston to let them know he made a concession call to the president. >> i just called president obama to congratulate him on his victory. his supporters and his campaign also deserve congratulations. >> reporter: the former massachusetts governor said it was time to put aside partisan bickering and work together for the good of the country. >> this is a time of great challenges for america and i pray that the president will be successful in guiding our nation. >> reporter: the number reelected president the night in -- the newly reelected president s
ABC
Nov 22, 2012 6:00am PST
the eye and tell them here in america, no dream is too big if they are willing to work for >> the president also says the nation stands with those who are less fortunate this year, including superstorm sandy victims. >>> in the mideast, fragile peace still holding this morning it has been 19 hours since the cease-fire between israel and hamas. secretary of state clinton and egypt's foreign minister brokered the deal to end eight days of violence the worst fighting in years. for palestinians it means no more israeli airstrikes or hamas leaders assassinated in gaza for israel a stop to rocket fire from gaza, today the deal clouds negotiations to open border and allow people and goods to move freely. >>> back here neighbors of a disabled san francisco man have stepped up to find his stolen service dog. while he was getting dialysis, somebody broke his truck's window grabbed his dog lola. rob suffers from crohn's dis's and was just diagnosed with cancer, he says lola was one of the bright stops -- spots in his life. >> she was wonderful from the first day, the most affectionate, sweet
ABC
Nov 18, 2012 6:00am PST
for the ongoing conflict. those are the headlines. good morning america will have more coverage from the middle east coming up at 7:00. [chanting] >> this is a display of some of the anger over the bombing in gaza is on display in san francisco. a pro-palestinian anti-israeli crowd rallied in front of the israeli consulate last night. you see them there marching down market street. they were yelling "while you are shopping, bombs are dropping. the rally was peaceful. more demonstrations are expected today and tomorrow. >>> some local families are working to find a common solution. abc7 news reporter shows how bay area jews and palestinians are getting together to work toward peace. >> escalating violence in gaza has prevented her from getting any rest in the last few days. >> if i was there, i would be sleeping just living normally because i'm not feeling the guilt of being away from what they are going through there. >> she's been constantly connect to her palestinian friends and family in gaza through twitter updates and facebook posts. but it's her jewish friends here in the
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
america or naca. 30,000 turned out at the cow palace a couple years ago. perhaps you can call it the height of the foreclosure crisis. they are offering new home buyers, 3 1/2%, you can possibly get lower interest than that. come down here naca has contracts with major banks, major lenders and these people look you in the eye, look at your documents and come up with a better way to do it. if you have a no interest loan or a loan that balloons extraordinarily, this is the place you want to come to and see if you can't stay in your home. joining me live is rick herrera with naca, this is a new part of your offerings, if someone has lost their home already, lost their home, you might be able to get it back? >> that's right not only are we helping folks who have unaffordable mortgages but also an independent forever closure review working with federal regulators to make sure if your property was illegally foreclosed on naca can help with getting your homeéf"( back orem did up to $125,000. >> reporter: -- have you don't this? >> we've done this. this is another part of our event that we'
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Nov 26, 2012 5:00am PST
deputy -- the san francisco sheriff's deputy is accused of robbing bank of america on november 7th. police say he handed the teller a note saying he was armed and demanded money he got $1700 in cash. authorities used fingerprints on the note and surveillance video to identify him. >>> boy facing charges as adult in connection with brutal kidnapping of an elderly woman. he will return to court for arraignment later this morning in vallejo. the 65-year-old woman was kidnapped at gunpoint, while walking to her minivan on november 15th. the 14-year-old of vallejo is accused in the case which includes sexual assault, attempted murder and other charges. the victim was found duct taped near i-80 in vallejo. passers-by noticed her, rendered assistance and called . detectives located the suspect who returned to the parking lot driving the victim's minivan >> did you see how clear those freeway shots were? >> weren't taken this morning. >> absolutely not. looks more like that now. >>> reduced since we talked last down to 1/8 of a mile at sfo, dense fog advisory north bay, 101 corridor, east
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Nov 28, 2012 5:00am PST
republican leaders. >> first this morning's america's money report. >>> federal judge is ordering the tobacco companies to say publicly they lied about the dangers of smoking they must also take out ads that say smoke something responsible for 1200 deaths a day. congressional watchdogs say it is time to dumb the dollar bill. the government -- to dump the dollar bill the government says the u.s. could save each year by switching to coins public prefers paper money if you are the winner of the huge power ball tonight experts say take the money and run. whatever happens with the fiscal cliff taxes on the very >>> good morning. winds gusting in excess of 30 miles an hour at our coast, wind advisory throughout the entire bay area -- [ inaudible ] wind warning at our coast we could see winds there in excess of 60 miles an hour through 11:00 this morning. >>> we'll continue to keep an eye on those winds. residents on the peninsula will be keeping an eye on a slipping hill slide where a mudslide happened earlier this month. a water main break caused this mess along several streets in daly cit
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Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
also joined by the muppets, next on "good morning america." >>> new this morning, construction crane collapsed in australia sparking a fire sending workers running for their lives. it happened at a construct site at the university of technology. witnesses say the crane's arm snapped and went crashing into nearby buildings, nobody was seriously hurt. investigators believe a fuel leak sparked a fire this is the second crane from the same australian company to collapse in the past month. >>> palestinian officials say yasser arafat's remains have been reburied, hours after being exhumed as part of a probe into his death. they began early today under the cover of huge blue sheets. officials say samples were given to experts from switzerland, france and russia. the former palestinian died of the underlying cause of his death remains a mystery. >>> u.n. ambassador susan rice will be on capitol hill this week to meet with members of congress to discuss the benghazi attacks. one of her first meetings today will be with john mccain one of her most vocal critics. she came fire for saying it was
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Nov 7, 2012 6:00am PST
the united states of america, the best is yet to come. >> reporter: florida still too close to call even if romney won the state, obama still handily beats him in the electoral college vote. >> the president: whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. and you've made me a better president. >> reporter: obama beat mitt romney after nabbing almost every one of the 12 crucial battleground states. around 1 a.m. eastern, romney spoke to supporters in boston to let them know he had made a concession call to the president. >> you have just call president obama to congratulate him on his victory. his supporters and his campaign, also deserve congratulations. >> reporter: the former massachusetts governor said it was time to put aside partisan bickering and work together for the good of the country. >> this is a time of great challenges force america. i pray the president will be successful in guiding our nation. >> reporter: the president the night here in chicago. ' has no publicly scheduled events today. he and the first -- first family will return
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Nov 5, 2012 6:00am PST
a clear and unequivocal message, with the right leadership america is about to come roaring back. >> the president: it is a choice between a return to the top down policies that crashed our economy or the strong growing middle class-based policies that are getting us out of a crisis. >> reporter: the race is as close as it gets. newest poll shows president obama with just a one point lead over mitt romney. a poll from politico shows the two in a dead heat with 48% each. at least 30 million people have already voted in 34 states, in person or by mail, no votes will be counted until tomorrow. >> stay with abc7 news for complete election results tomorrow, we will be live throughout the evening with updates, real-time results on abc7news.com the moment the polls close at 8:00, live updates all night at facebook.com/abc7news and through twitter. >>> in the east bay, one man homeless out reap is probably settling in after a long night, visiting hopeless camps with a friendly face and helping hand. you are about to meet doug stewart of martinez as we follow him on his night patrol. the
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Nov 20, 2012 6:00am PST
the company in the process of using all users in north america to a more secure internet connection. you may have noticed this when you were doing online shopping or using a banking websites other websites already use it, facebook book says the slow down will only be slightly noticeable. you can opt-out for now if you want to. >> waterfalls flowing again in yosemite national park after one of the driest seasons on record yosemite got two inches of rain over the weekend, several falls are flowing since mid july. the park service sent these pictures despite much needed rain the merced river is still running at an extremely low level. >>> still ahead, we are continuing to follow breaking news on the peninsula. overnight water main break flooding homes. crews trying to stop and cleanup the mess. >>> danger in toyland new list you want to keep off your holiday gift list. >>> controversial proposal that would strip public knew did from the streets of san francisco, -- public nudity from the streets of san francisco getting national attention. >> reporter: the port of oakland blocked, truc
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Nov 4, 2012 11:35pm EST
crush the fututure generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i' done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performanance select checking accoun and earn 75% % more than cars earning 1% cash back on almost everything. colipowell: yes. when he tookpr over we were in one of the... earning 1% cash back worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression. and i sai over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. and so, think we ought to keep on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. women, for other costumes. >> people had to improvize. >> i wanted to be captain america. now, i changed my mind i'm going to be an evil spiderman. >> there is hardly anything left. we leave to it last minute. >> yeah. yeah. >> mitt romney and barack obama masks were big sellers.. >> also avengers. >> i came as a giants fan. >> you did, indeed. >> stay with us. more sights and sounds of the giants celebration. >> in just a moment. >>> coming up at 6:00 a giants fan got his nose broken trying to keep rowdy revelers in check. he was reunited today with the man who saved him. abc 7 news has the story. we have pictures from nine stories below sea level. a fresh water tunnel being built below the bay. we'll show you the technique they're using to dig it. also from parade to podium we'll have new coverage today, and the race to get out of town. it's coming up in half an hour. now back to dan and cheryl. >> thank you. >> it was so exciting being out there. we're at the beginning of the parade i got my hat and scarf and i'm decked out, you know? take a look at highlights of the event thr
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Nov 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
from new york to tell us what is coming up at 7:00 on "good morning america." good morning to you. >> hey, good morning to you, terry. we could use some of that warm weather on the east. this morning they were dancing in the streets of lower manhattan as the lights came back on. still millions are powerless as temperatures drop below freezing and a new storm heads towards the disaster zone. meanwhile the race is off. the mayor of new york caved, cancelling the world's largest marathon over outrage. massive generators guarded by security, powering private premieres on parties with cases of booze, soda and food, that race is off now. three days left to the big election and president obama and mitt romney are trying to get every last vote in the battleground states. so who has the edge in these crucial final? >> and the puppy abandoned by his owners after hurricane sandy dropped on the side of the road. they tossed him out of the car. well, fortunately nice people took him in and now the search is on for a permanent home for this dog. by the way, named sandy. he is scampering around
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Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
don yaigs to meet demands. >> a former america's cup sailing team was devastated by the -- and lift spirits. here is the story. >> looks like a hot sauce bottle but it's supposed to be a plane. >> should go farther than a couple feet. i used to build model planes.. >> that is not stopping mario and his daughter from planning to climb aboard it tomorrow and run it full tilt off this platform, 30 feet above mccovey cove. >> we enjoy the rush. >> they're one of 3 entries if the flight day set for tomorrow. the event has been here twins before. there have been hundreds of events around the world but this will be the first to include an entry from a sailing team. >> just saying scrounge around the base. picking up odds and ends. >> this sailor was not on the $8 million cat when it crashed and broke it's wing in the bay. it's now being rebuilt here and in new zealand. and she thought it would be fun to compete. inside pier 80, falcon designed and built the craft itself. he did consult with a team usa design expert for advice. >> i wanted to build a straight wing. i don't, am not sure we'r
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Nov 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
being sent by voters. also, made in america tonight. it is possible corporate giant could take your idea and have it made in china then sell it in their stores? our made in america detective >>> driving on the sidewalk past a stop school bus, it's punishment today. >> sheena harden back today holding the sign reading only an idiot would drive on the sidewalk to avoid a school bus. a judge chose that unique punishment after harden was videotaped zooming past a stopped school bus on the sidewalk and she was doing this day after day. today harden remains defiant refusing to apologize when prodded by neighborhood residents. >> the kids just apologize to the kids for what you did. what you did was not right. you know it's not right. say i'm sorry skpb done with it. >> you're nothing. >> and today harden held a sign up most of the time she was not seen smoking or using her cell phone as she did the day before. that angered the judge considering personally supervising harden. >> that video is amazing that they'd think there is a rit to do this. >> a program to appoint high school students with
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Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
. >> thanks, sandhya. >>> coming up next, larry ellis son's america's cup boat that was damaged. >> it is getting a new lease on life. we'll show you m >>> you may remember the oracle sailboat that crashed in the bay last month. >> parts will be used in the red bull fluffta. that's german for flight day. the america's cup crew has transformed the catamaran that was wrecked. basically they are not going to turn it into a plane. >> they will launch the flying contraption into the bay at mccovey cove from a 30-foot platform. >> just basically scrowng around and picking up odds and ends. >> the oracle team hopes it will help them move on from last month's training accident. >> the replacement boat won't be around until february. >> some of those are not flying at all. >> it is a good diving machine. >> this is an exercise in gravity not flying. in sports the warriors are in l.a. the lakers are a mess. they just fired their coach. what could go wrong from a warrior perspective here? kobe bean bryant. that's what. sports is next. >>> the warriors were in l.a. where the lakers were in complet
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Nov 14, 2012 11:00am PST
would be the best person to serve america, um -- in the capacity of the state department, i will nominate her. that's not a determination i have made yet. ed henry? >> i want to take chuck's lead and ask a small followup. whether you feel you have a mandate not just on taxes but on a range of issues, because of your decisive issues. i want to stay on benghazi based on what jon asked. i wanted to ask about the families of the four americans killed. shawn smith's father said he believes his son called 911 for help and they didn't get it. you said you grieve for these four americans. the families have been waiting for more than two months. i would like for you to address the families, if you can, on 9/11, as commander in chief, did you issue any orders to try to protect their lives? >> ed, i'll address the families not through the press. i'll address them directly, as i already have. and we will provide all the information that is available. about what happened on that day. that's what the investigation is for. but as i said, repeatedly, if people don't think that we did everything
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Nov 16, 2012 11:00pm PST
philip chung tong. he robed a bank of america branch in the richmond district. tong is said to have given a teller a note and got away with $1700 in cash. tong faces felony charges of robbery and burglary. >>> one of oakland's most wanted criminals is in jail. they arrested him at the ruth's crist steak house. an off duty officer from oakland was having a birthday dinner with his wife when he spotted him. during the arrest several of his friends tried to skip out on the bill. officers made them go back and pay it. he is suspected it of several home invasion robberies. >>> locking your luggage is a must if you are traveling over the holidays. >> you may want to think twice about the tsa-approved locks. >> michael finney is here with a big problem you may not know about. >> dan, carolyn, the tsa, those locks i should say, only you and the tsa can open them. but thousands of people are complaining them that the locks are disappearing after they check their bags. we looked into why the system doesn't always work. >> also, the abc7i team looks at the stuff that is glueing stuff together,
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Nov 10, 2012 1:05am PST
look willed could. >> thanks, sandhya. >>> coming up next, larry ellis son's america's cup boat that was damaged. >> it is getting a new lease on life. we'll show y >>> you may remember the oracle sailboat that crashed in the bay last month. >> parts will be used in the red bull fluffta. that's german for flight day. the america's cup crew has transformed the catamaran that was wrecked. basically they are not going to turn it into a plane. >> they will launch the flying contraption into the bay at mccovey cove from a 30-foot platform. >> just basically scrowng around and picking up odds and ends. >> the oracle team hopes it will help them move on from last month's training accident. >> the replacement boat won't be around until february. >> some of those are not flying at all. >> it is a good diving machine. >> this is an exercise in gravity not flying. in sports the warriors are in l.a. the lakers are a mess. they just fired their coach. what could go wrong from a warrior perspective here? kobe bean bryant. that's what. sports is next. ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪ ♪ i
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Nov 20, 2012 11:00am PST
corporation of america they are holding rallies and picketing, over staffing levels, sick leave and other issues. here's a map of the hospitals affected: medical centers in oakland, berkeley, castro valley, san leandro, antioch, novato, vallejo and san jose. >>> santa clara county supervisors reviewing the way officials use government credit cards after accusations of lavish spending. one is being investigated by the county district attorney. since 2009 he has spent more than $36,000 in taxpayer funds, more than 180 restaurant meals, flight upgrades to first class and payments at fancy las vegas establishments. he declared personal bankruptcy in march 2011. >>> when it comes to public nudity san francisco may decide today it is too much to bear, sorry about that. the board is scheduled to vote in afternoon on an ordinance to ban nudity in most public places for anyone five or older. supporters say public nudity has gotten out of hand. critics say the ordinance goes too far infringing on freedom of expression. >>> signs of progress in the mideast after days of deadly fighting the cea
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Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
conference yesterday it is better to dance than to fight. "good morning america" will have more on the fiscal cliff, coming up at 7:00. tonight diane sawyer has an interview with john boehner. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> >> traffic and weather together next. >>> live look outside from the embarcadero looking at the bay, a lot of clouds, clear skies not going to last long that system mike has been warning us about is here how rain will affect your neighborhood forecast when we come back. sue will check in with your commute. >>> east bay highway shuts down overnight the work by caltrans to make [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin too bad the guys aren't here we're clear. ok, swarm! swarm! hello [ female announcer ] pillsbury chocolate chip cookies. let the making begin >> welcome back. this area of low pressure coming towards us and going to create showers for us,
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Nov 25, 2012 6:00am PST
, lisa. coming up at 7:00 is good morning america. we are joined live from new york to tell us what you are working on. good morning. >> good morning, carolyn. i am here so clearly i didn't win the lottery yesterday. but, boy, it is a breaking jackpot nobody has seen or heard of before. $325 million. that was yesterday. today $425 million. the largest ever. what are your odds of winning? also we will tell you about the father who punched in a wall to save his 2-year-old after the little boy fell down an old laundry shoot. so how did the little buoysenly get out? we will tell us his story coming up. plus, when extreme couponing go wrong. the expert couponner attacked by a store manager and it's all caught on tape. so what happened here? and finally, the rolling stones are celebrating 50 years, if you can believe that. there was a special concert tonight. who has seen them over 300 times? you will meet the man. and how much can scalpers get for just one ticket? all that and much more coming up next on "good morning america." they have sold over 200 million albums. pretty impressive. >
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Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
what is coming up on "good morning america" at 7:00. >> how it is going? >>> it is great to be with you and everybody there in the bay area what a busy day we have. here on the show and out there on the roads and in the skies, 43 million plus of us on the move. we've go it all covered each angle, each major city what you need to know as we head our roads and skies. also, dramatic testimony in the trial of the valedictorian accused of killing his mother new details about the evidence against him. dan and nancy will be here to break that down for us. backed into tomorrow, big dilemma they tell me is it thanksgiving dinner or the door buster deals. becky checking out the savings are they worth passing up the dinner and the football and the family and the -- no, a big, fat, no! but we will still put it to the test. also, talk about a wow last night, "dancing with the stars "0 this champs two had to go home, emmett and an poll -- apolo. great new artist gary clark, jr. singing us into a holiday weekend it is going to be great do not miss a bit of it, next here on "good morning america."
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
coming up on "good morning america" at 7:00. >> hopefully better news for you josh. >> you hear about the mudslide californiaian in nature seems to be that an regionally specific occurrence i hope everybody in daly city is okay. we have a lot to get to, as we look into this fbi probe into general petraeus' affair it appears to have snared his successor in afghanistan investigation has revealed possible relationship between general allen and a woman involved in the case full coverage of the scandal for the cia and u.s. military as this grows by the hour. also, a story out of michigan troubling, high school valedictorian stand-out athlete, you see him, on trial for allegedly murdering his mother. but, family and friends, including that man's own father, coming to his defense this morning. we'll look at why his family is sure that he did not do this. what if your favorite soda could fight fat i'm not going to promise even corns and rain bows, -- unicorns and rainbows. we dived deep into this issue today. also, ahead -- pay back, you know what they say, lara and nick jonas got me a few mo
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Nov 10, 2012 5:00am PST
stevens. good morning america will have for at 7:00 a.m. >> two residents have died from eating poison mushrooms. too others are in the hospital. in tuesday a care giver picked wild mushrooms growing at the home and cooked them as a treat. the mushrooms turn out to be poisonous. an elderly woman died yesterday morning and a second person died last night. they are investigating but sheriff's deputies say it appears to have been a tragic mistake. >> a third person connected to the vandalism and areasism of a san francisco muni bus is under arrest this morning. 24-year-old adam diaz of oakland was taken into custody yesterday ask charged with felony vandalism following the giants world series win. police tell us diaz is a man in this pictures, swinging a skateboard against the bus windows. officers are still looking for this man, who smashed the bus with a metal barricade. >>> people continue to show their support of a local chp officer killed in the lean ever duty. about 100 people dahl tick for a fundraiser last night to monitor highway patrol officer kenyon youngstrom. he was shot duri
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Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
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Nov 23, 2012 5:00am PST
mosconey center. >> first, here's this morning's america's money report. >> reporter: good morning. no gaslines from the headlines despite this week's problems in the mideast prices should continue heading down most oil prices are where they were before the current flare-up began. u.s. drivers have less interest in buying hyundai and kia since the two admitted fudging mileage numbers. the two companies made fuel efficiency a major selling point. more and more shoppers are going online because they get better customer service. more than 40% report problems getting questions answered in the store. those surveyed say price is still the top factor. those door buster deals offered today may not be the best. many of this year's specials were available at lower prices earlier this year. >>> good morning. [ inaudible ] >>> a baby who was feared dead inside his mother's womb is being called a thanksgiving miracle this is know what guzman, born -- noah guzman born at 3:12 a.m. not alive when his mom and dad arrived in an ambulance his mom was suffering severe complications when she went into lab
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Nov 21, 2012 5:00am PST
want to see win coming up on "good morning america" at 7:00. it is now down to the women, shawn johnson, kelley monaco and melissa rycroft. first time the final three are women. >> some of us can remember when wilt chamberlain scored 100 points in a game in morning, college basketball, his name is jack taylor from iowa, last night he scored 138 points, he took 108 shots from the field, making 52, dropped in 27 three-pointers shattered the old ncaa scoring mark of 113 points 1954 it is a division three school. they won 179-104. taylor credited his teammates. he says his mom, dad and girlfriend saw the game. he said the coach told him to take the shots. >> and he did. amazing. >>> 5:27. next, workers going back to work at the port of oakland the impact of the short strike could last for days. >>> search for a missing man comes to a interest end. how he ended up in a water filled quarry. >>> if you are traveling today, 50s and 60s from the rockies into new england, 40s around seattle 47 there, 50 portland, 80s phoenix, 70s gulf coast into florida. couple areas of concern, mainly ch
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Nov 13, 2012 5:00am PST
more time for inspections and testing. >>> baseball write areas association of america will announce -- the giants' manager bochy took his team to a second world series win in three seasons, elevating to one of the top managers and melvin in the running for american league top manager. took unknown players and got them into the league championship series. >> who else could get it other than bochy? >> the voting takes place the end of the season not the regular season not the end of everything. right now you have to sabo for sure. -- you have to say bochy for sure. >>> 5:07. [ unintelligible ] >>> more like football weather, good morning 5:08, here's live doppler, no clouds out there, over top of us except high clouds over top of the radar, no radar returns off to a dry start, air mass has modified as we talked about it would with yesterday's?> warmer temperatures this morning warmer temperatures only mid to upper 70sñvr0 fairfield and napa, close around concord and livermore 40 los gatos may dip into the 30s briefly frost not out there like it has been 52 san francisco. whatever th
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Nov 4, 2012 11:00pm PST
play for. >> the people of america understand we are taking back the white house because we are going to win pennsylvania. >> as the race for votes continues in florida, chaos for those trying to cast their ballot. so many voters showed up to a miami polling center it overwhelmed those. tens of millions voted early nationwide. so now only one full day of campaigning left to win over the undecided voters. romney makes five stops starting in florida and the president makes three stops and then heads home. abc news, washington. >> stay with abc7 news for complete election results. get realtime results on abc7news.com the moment the polls close. and we will have live updates at facebook.com/abc7 news and twitter at abc7 news bay area. >>> an argument over the word suspended and ineligible is lighting up the race for oakland city attorney. oakland city council woman and attorney jane bruener says she will sue over a campaign mailer from barbara parker. the mailer claims bruener was suspended from practicing law. >> there was a short period when i was running for city council in 1995
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